NORTH LIBERTY, IOWA (December 13, 2022) — The Iowa Solar Energy Trade Association (ISETA) is reaching out to Iowans to offer help to those impacted by the recent closure of Moxie Solar (who was not an ISETA member).

With projects left in limbo, Iowans can find a local, trusted, and reputable solar company in the ISETA member directory at for help navigating next steps with their projects.

In addition, ISETA has created a consumer protection page on its website to help Iowans spot and avoid solar scams and the increase in misleading advertisements online. The new page,, helps Iowans do their due diligence and research before signing a solar contract. Important items to consider include contract terms, solar financing (including length of solar loan to ensure it’s not too long), who owns the panels, and policies impacting solar installations on the local, state, and federal level.

“Solar energy has been a success story in Iowa as many homeowners, farmers, and businesses have leveraged the power of the sun to control their energy costs for more than a decade,” said Lewis Butler, President of ISETA. “ISETA is committed to ensuring Iowans have a trusted resource for their solar journey and will work to ensure the actions of a few bad actors do not hurt consumer confidence in the economic opportunity of solar.”

Iowa’s solar industry employs more than 1,000 Iowans, and supports a robust manufacturing and supply chain. All of Iowa’s 99 counties have seen solar development, spurring more than $337 million in local investment.

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